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Sunday, June 9, 2013

SEVENTH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE of the U.S. SOCIETY FOR ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Description: Our 7th meeting is organized around the theme of "Building Local, Scaling Global: Implementing Solutions for Sustainability" and will aim to research and catalog sustainability lessons learned at local, regional, and state levels and identifying solutions that can be scaled up … and what better place to connect local action to global problems than Vermont.

Please visit the Call for Papers page to submit your presentation ideas using our online form. Abstracts are due by February 15, 2013. For questions, please contact conference organizers at ussee13@uvm.edu
Or call UVM's Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at (802) 656-1353.

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Monday, June 10, 2013

SEVENTH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE of the U.S. SOCIETY FOR ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Description: Our 7th meeting is organized around the theme of "Building Local, Scaling Global: Implementing Solutions for Sustainability" and will aim to research and catalog sustainability lessons learned at local, regional, and state levels and identifying solutions that can be scaled up … and what better place to connect local action to global problems than Vermont.

Please visit the Call for Papers page to submit your presentation ideas using our online form. Abstracts are due by February 15, 2013. For questions, please contact conference organizers at ussee13@uvm.edu
Or call UVM's Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at (802) 656-1353.

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Tuesday, June 11, 2013

SEVENTH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE of the U.S. SOCIETY FOR ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Description: Our 7th meeting is organized around the theme of "Building Local, Scaling Global: Implementing Solutions for Sustainability" and will aim to research and catalog sustainability lessons learned at local, regional, and state levels and identifying solutions that can be scaled up … and what better place to connect local action to global problems than Vermont.

Please visit the Call for Papers page to submit your presentation ideas using our online form. Abstracts are due by February 15, 2013. For questions, please contact conference organizers at ussee13@uvm.edu
Or call UVM's Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at (802) 656-1353.

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Wednesday, June 12, 2013

SEVENTH BIENNIAL CONFERENCE of the U.S. SOCIETY FOR ECOLOGICAL ECONOMICS

Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Description: Our 7th meeting is organized around the theme of "Building Local, Scaling Global: Implementing Solutions for Sustainability" and will aim to research and catalog sustainability lessons learned at local, regional, and state levels and identifying solutions that can be scaled up … and what better place to connect local action to global problems than Vermont.

Please visit the Call for Papers page to submit your presentation ideas using our online form. Abstracts are due by February 15, 2013. For questions, please contact conference organizers at ussee13@uvm.edu
Or call UVM's Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources at (802) 656-1353.

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Vermont Natural Capital & InVEST Training

Time: 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: UVM
Description: The Natural Capital Project (NatCap) is holding an InVEST Training in Vermont on June 12-14, 2013. This course will teach participants how to use the InVEST software suite and ways to apply approaches and tools for ecosystem service valuation in decision-making. A preliminary program with an introduction to InVEST and the natural capital approach will be held on June 12 at the United States Society for Ecological Economics conference, which all registrants are encouraged to attend.

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Thursday, June 13, 2013

Vermont Natural Capital & InVEST Training

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: UVM
Description: The Natural Capital Project (NatCap) is holding an InVEST Training in Vermont on June 12-14, 2013. This course will teach participants how to use the InVEST software suite and ways to apply approaches and tools for ecosystem service valuation in decision-making. A preliminary program with an introduction to InVEST and the natural capital approach will be held on June 12 at the United States Society for Ecological Economics conference, which all registrants are encouraged to attend.

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Friday, June 14, 2013

Vermont Natural Capital & InVEST Training

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: UVM
Description: The Natural Capital Project (NatCap) is holding an InVEST Training in Vermont on June 12-14, 2013. This course will teach participants how to use the InVEST software suite and ways to apply approaches and tools for ecosystem service valuation in decision-making. A preliminary program with an introduction to InVEST and the natural capital approach will be held on June 12 at the United States Society for Ecological Economics conference, which all registrants are encouraged to attend.

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Friday, July 12, 2013

Brian Kelly's M.S. Thesis Defense

Time: 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room
Description: Title - "Common Property Rights and Adaptive Governance: A Case Study of Groundwater in Vermont."

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Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Brad Lanute's Defense Seminar

Time: 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Location: Gund Conference Room
Description: A Methodology for the Evaluation of Urban Form Indicators for a Small Metropolitan Region Using an Integrated Land Use and Transportation Simulation Model
By
D. Brad Lanute

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Dr. Soares-Filho - "Applications of Landscape Dynamics Modeling"

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location: Aiken 101
Description: Dr. Soares-Filho will speak on applications of landscape dynamics modeling, including deforestation simulation, forest fire spreading, carbon cycling and emissions, fluvial regimes, urban growth, mammal population dynamics and much more.
This talk is open to the public.

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Monday, September 9, 2013

Energy Action Seminar - Asa Hopkins

Time: 4:05 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
Location: Waterman Building, Room 413
Description: TOPIC: "Vermont's Comprehensive Energy Plan: 90% by 2050!"
SPEAKER: Asa Hopkins, Vermont Public Service Department

A weekly seminar series exploring ways to get to 90% renewable energy in Vermont by 2050. Featuring world-class speakers on policy options, political controversy, costs and benefits, activism, and jobs. Free and open to the public. Get educated about Vermont’s energy future!
More information at:
www.uvm.edu/sustain/cef/cef-projects/energy-action-seminar .

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Monday, September 16, 2013

Energy Action Seminar - Gioia Thompson & Aaron Witham

Time: 4:05 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
Location: Waterman Building, Room 413
Description: TOPIC: "Energy Planning on Campus: The Role of Universities"
SPEAKERS: Gioia Thompson, Office of Sustainability, UVM & Aaron Witham, Green Mountain College

A weekly seminar series exploring ways to get to 90% renewable energy in Vermont by 2050. Featuring world-class speakers on policy options, political controversy, costs and benefits, activism, and jobs. Free and open to the public. Get educated about Vermont’s energy future!
More information at:
www.uvm.edu/sustain/cef/cef-projects/energy-action-seminar .

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Friday, September 20, 2013

Gund Tea: Jarlath O'Neil-Dunne - "Assessing the Urban Tree Canopy"

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room
Description: Gund Teas are a weekly event at the Gund Institute. Each week there is a presenter(s) that will spend anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes on their presentation, with the remainder of the time open for discussion amongst the entire group. Open to anyone interested in attending.

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Monday, September 23, 2013

Energy Action Seminar: Brian Shupe, Annette Smith, & Adrian Ivakhiv

Time: 4:05 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
Location: Waterman Building, Room 413
Description: TOPIC: "Renewable Energy & Vermont's Working Landscape"
SPEAKERS: Brian Shupe, Vermont Natural Resources Council
Annette Smith, Vermonter’s for a Clean Environment
Adrian Ivakhiv, Environmental Program, UVM

A weekly seminar series exploring ways to get to 90% renewable energy in Vermont by 2050. Featuring world-class speakers on policy options, political controversy, costs and benefits, activism, and jobs. Free and open to the public. Get educated about Vermont’s energy future!
More information at:
www.uvm.edu/sustain/cef/cef-projects/energy-action-seminar .

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Friday, September 27, 2013

Gund Tea: Linda Wheatley & Paula Francis - "Pursuit of Happiness Walk"

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room
Description: PRESENTERS: Linda Wheatley and Paula Francis - Co-Founders of Gross National Happiness USA  
TITLE:  "Pursuit of Happiness Walk" 
TOPIC: Linda and Paula walked from Vermont to Washington DC last fall, collecting stories and statements about happiness and what truly matters in life. They walked 600 miles over six weeks and collected 15 hours of audio. Come hear about their findings and explore with them the implications of this information.

Gund Teas are a weekly event at the Gund Institute. Each week there is a presenter(s) that will spend anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes on their presentation, with the remainder of the time open for discussion amongst the entire group. Open to anyone interested in attending.

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Monday, September 30, 2013

Energy Action Seminar: Soren Hermansen

Time: 4:05 p.m. to 5:20 p.m.
Location: Waterman Building, Room 413
Description: TOPIC: "Energy Independence: A European Model"
SPEAKER: Soren Hermansen, Samso Energy Academy, Denmark

A weekly seminar series exploring ways to get to 90% renewable energy in Vermont by 2050. Featuring world-class speakers on policy options, political controversy, costs and benefits, activism, and jobs. Free and open to the public. Get educated about Vermont’s energy future!
More information at:
www.uvm.edu/sustain/cef/cef-projects/energy-action-seminar .

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Friday, October 4, 2013

Gund Tea: Elena Bennet - "Provision of Multiple Ecosystem Services in an Agricultural Landscape"

Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Johnson House Conference Room
Description: Gund Teas are a weekly event at the Gund Institute. Each week there is a presenter(s) that will spend anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes on their presentation, with the remainder of the time open for discussion amongst the entire group. Open to anyone interested in attending.

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PSS Weekly Seminar: Gillian Galford - "Tropical agriculture-- food security, poverty and environmental sustainability"

Time: 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Location: 112 Jeffords
Description: SPEAKER: Gillian Galford, Research Assistant Professor GUND Institute, UVM
TOPIC: "Tropical agriculture-- food security, poverty and environmental sustainability"
Refreshments served, 1:00 to 1:30 in 107 Jeffords
For more information see: www.uvm.edu/~pss/?Page=seminar13.html .

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